Who's who in gay and lesbian history : from antiquity to World War II
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
- Physical description
- xix, 502 p. ; 24 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Publisher's Summary
- Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century is a comprehensive and fascinating survey of the key figures in gay and lesbian history from classical times to the mid-twentieth century. Among those included are: Classical heroes - Achilles; Aeneas; Ganymede Literary giants - Sappho; Christopher Marlowe; Arthur Rimbaud; Oscar Wilde Royalty and politicians - Edward II; King James I; Horace Walpole; Michel de Montaigne. Over the course of some 500 entries, expert contributors provide a complete and vivid picture of gay and lesbian life in the Western world throughout the ages.
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- Publication date
- edited by Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon.